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John H. Bender
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1849
Death: Apr. 27, 1934

Gospel Herald - Vol. XXVII, No. 8 - May 24, 1934, page 174, 175, 176
Bender.-John H., eldest son of Christian and Catherine (Honderich) Bender, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Aug. 5, 1849; died April 27, 1934; aged 84 y. 8 m. 22 d. He was a member of the A. M. Church from his youth. In January, 1872, he was married to Barbara Brenneman of Perth Co., Ont. This union was blessed with 3 children (Jacob B. Bender and Lydia at home, and Mattie-wife of Christ R. Iutzi), all of East Zorra. His wife preceded him in death more than two years. He leaves 1 son, 2 daughters, 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 3 brothers, and 4 sisters. After his marriage in 1872, he had his home on the 16 line of East Zorra Township, and in all these years he never missed being home a night, except two years ago when he made a trip to Clarence Center, N. Y., for a few days. Services were held at the home by Jacob R. Bender, and at the church by D. D. Lebold, Chris Schultz, and D. S. Jutzi. A large host of friends gathered to pay the last respects to the departed. Burial on May 1 at East Zorra A. M. Church.

NOTE John died Apr. 27, 1834 according to his obituary above, and 1 day later according to his gravestone.
Family links: 
  Christian B Bender (1820 - 1887)
  Catherine Honderich Bender (1828 - 1916)
  Barbara Brenneman Bender (1849 - 1931)*
  Jacob B. Bender (1873 - 1956)*
  Magdalena Bender Iutzi (1880 - 1962)*
  Marie Bender Schwartzentruber (1847 - 1921)*
  John H. Bender (1849 - 1934)
  Christian H Bender (1851 - 1934)*
  Catherine Bender Zehr (1854 - 1926)*
  Jacob H Bender (1856 - 1932)*
  Daniel H Bender (1860 - 1942)*
  Magdalena Bender Yantzi (1862 - 1935)*
  Joseph H Bender (1864 - 1947)*
  Elizabeth H. Bender Zehr (1866 - 1949)*
  Barbara H. Bender (1869 - 1957)*
  Lydia Bender Roth (1872 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery
East Zorra-Tavistock
Oxford County Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Created by: Allan Dettweiler
Record added: Oct 09, 2007
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John H. Bender
Added by: Allan Dettweiler
John H. Bender
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